Re: lp0 on fire - escputil anyone?
On Tuesday 27 April 2004 18:37, Tim Connors wrote:
> Richard Lyons <email@example.com> said on Tue, 27 Apr 2004
> > Back in command line, everything except ink level seems to work.
> > 'escputil -i' says it needs a raw device, and 'escputil -i -r
> > /dev/lp0' says 'Cannot read from /dev/lp0: Invalid argument' --
> > same as GUI.
> You need to set up bidirectional communication on your parallel port
> - I think it is a kernel compile option (my old crappy bios also has
> several options on the parallel port question, one of which is the
> bidirectional option -- try those).
I hadn't thought of the bios. I'll look tomorrow. Thanks